Posts Tagged: lighting legislation

Incandescent bulbs: The debate continues

Posted by kbanks & filed under energy efficiency.

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If the incandescent light bulb “ban” wasn’t confusing enough for consumers, there’s a new push to stop funding for the legislation. A debate over whether the government can require manufacturers to sell energy-saving lights is expected to reignite. Last year, Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas successfully pushed to stop the Energy Department from using taxpayer dollars [...]

Decoding lamp lingo

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Great New York Times article that I wanted to share that addresses the misconception that incandescent bulbs will be banned in the near future. The truth is: Federal regulations are changing how lighting products are made. In an effort to help consumers choose products that save money and energy – while meeting performance expectations – [...]